Tag Archives: Croydon RSPB

Bird-watchers are on the look-out in annual species count

JOHN BIRKETT, of the RSPB Croydon group, spotted his first swallow of the summer at the weekend. He’s now preparing himself for a very long day on Thursday. Here, he explains why. Photos by JOHN FLYNN This month sees the … Continue reading

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Migratory bird numbers halved in 20 years calls for swift action

The clocks have gone forward, there’s signs that spring has sprung, and one of the true delights of an English summer, swifts on the wing, will soon be back in the skies above Croydon. These small, fast-flying birds are returning … Continue reading

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What’s Happened To Croydon’s Birds, Shirley Library, Apr 23

What’s Happened To Croydon’s Birds? John Birkett, an enthusiastic member of Croydon RSPB, gives an illustrated talk on how the borough’s bird population has changed in recent years. Tuesday April 23 from 2.15pm. Contact Shirley Library to book your free … Continue reading

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